Recipes by Rachel (Page 3)

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Irish Oatmeal with Apples and Raisins - Slow Cooker

Irish Oatmeal with Apples and Raisins - Slow Cooker by Rachel

PagesIrish Oatmeal with Apples and Raisins - Slow CookerI may or may not have a love affair with oatmeal. I love it in cookies and pretty much all other baked goods and I'll eat it in nearly any form for breakfast. (Evidenced by these baked oatmeal recipes.)This is another slow cooker recipe from Slow Cooker Revolution. Making…

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Introducing William James!

Introducing William James! by Rachel

PagesIntroducing William James!William (Will) James was born on January 3rd at 7:48 am, weighing 9 lb. even and 21 1/4 inches long. He is an amazing, beautiful, peaceful baby boy. Big Brother Jack is smitten and constantly asks about baby brother. Our family has grown, the love in our hearts has expanded and we couldn't be any…

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Overnight Cinnamon Rolls

Overnight Cinnamon Rolls by Rachel

PagesOvernight Cinnamon RollsOvernight cinnamon rolls were something that I've really been wanting to tackle but I always seemed to find a reason not to try them. I would forget to start them the night before, I wouldn't have any buttermilk (and I didn't want to use a substitute) or I would just plain not do it. I finally buckled…

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Biscoff Muddy Buddies

Biscoff Muddy Buddies by Rachel

As I've stated before, Jack is allergic to peanuts. While this was definitely tough news for us in the beginning, it's definitely something that is just a part of our lives now. So while we don't eat anything containing peanuts or peanut butter in our house, we have found some great alternatives. One of those alternatives being…

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Oreo Truffle Brownies

Oreo Truffle Brownies by Rachel

PagesOreo Truffle BrowniesThese brownies are decadent and fudgy and sweet and full of chocolate. They will definitely, definitely cure a sweet tooth or a craving for chocolate. These would be perfect for Christmas treats to give to neighbors or friends because once they firm up in the fridge, they are pretty sturdy for packing (not…

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Elly's World Famous Black Beans

Elly's World Famous Black Beans by Rachel

PagesElly's World Famous Black BeansThese black beans are definitely worthy of the title as "world famous". You can see why they are deemed that in this post on Elly's blog.I've made lots and lots of versions of black beans as a side dish because what else do you serve with tacos/enchiladas/taquitos/etc.? This version, though, is…

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Blackberry Pie/Cobbler Bars

Blackberry Pie/Cobbler Bars by Rachel

PagesBlackberry Pie/Cobbler BarsJames loves blackberry cobbler. He claims it as one of his favorite desserts (but I really think all desserts are his favorite) but I rarely make anything with blackberries. Of all the berries that are out there, they just aren't my favorite. I do, however, have fond memories of eating them straight…

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Coconut Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Skillet Cookie

Coconut Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Skillet Cookie by Rachel

PagesCoconut Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Skillet CookieOh skillet cookie, you have evaded me until now.I have no idea why I hadn't made a skillet cookie up until this point. It's basically the same thing as making blondies except that you bake it in a cast iron skillet which just adds to the charm. I definitely do not use my skillet…

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Greek Pasta Salad

Greek Pasta Salad by Rachel

I'm such a sucker for pasta salad, especially in the warmer months. I love that I can make it for lunch one day and then enjoy it for several days after - usually it just gets better and better on those subsequent days, too.This pasta salad is particularly light and extremely flavorful. Packed with tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, herbs…

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Garden Minestrone

Garden Minestrone by Rachel

PagesGarden MinestroneI know that soup is definitely not something that you think about very often in the summer. It's hot and steamy outside and the last thing that you want to do is eat a bowl of hot and steamy soup. BUT, when it rains for two weeks straight,, you might go a little crazy and make this soup. And…

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